History of Milton

Date Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

“MILTON, only 7 miles from the Delaware Bay in a direct line but many more by the convoluted Broadkill, is one of the little old Delaware towns that prospered through shipbuilding and shipping in the 19 century. The shipyards have long ago disappeared from the foot of Union and Federal Streets… The business section displays […]


Milton Turns the Town Teal

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Milton participates for the second year, in “Turn the Towns Teal” September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.  Milton participated in the national campaign to promote awareness of ovarian cancer and its symptoms by hanging teal ribbons on light poles, signs, and trees along Federal and Union Streets, and in Memorial Park. We are thankful […]


Public Notice: Water rates

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Click to view the Public Notice related to water rates effective October 1, 2017: Water rate public notice    


Long Neck United Methodist Church: Recycle and Shredding Event

Date Posted: Thursday, August 10th, 2017

FREE recycling and paper shredding event will be held on Saturday, September 9th, 8am-2pm, in Long Neck Please mark your calendar for a FREE recycling and paper shredding event that Representative Ruth Briggs-King will be sponsoring in Long Neck on Saturday, September 9th. Household hazardous waste and used electronic goods can be dropped off to […]


WMDT: Milton Creates Blue-Lines to Support Law Enforcement

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Click here to view WMDT’s news segment that showcases Milton as the first Sussex County town to paint blue lines within crosswalks in support of law enforcement officers: Milton Creates Blue-Lines to Support America’s Law Enforcement


Guide to Rehabilitation and Construction in the Milton Historic District

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Guide to Rehab and Constr in the Milton Historic District


Press Release: ACLU Complaint

Date Posted: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Click the following link to view the Press Release: Press Release – ACLU Complaint


2017 Comprehensive Plan Public Hearing

Date Posted: Friday, May 19th, 2017

milton-comp-plan_part-1_chps-7_053117 milton-comp-plan-part-2_chps-8-10-part_053117 milton-comp-plan-part-3_chps-10-part-appendices_053117 map-a-region map-b-ortho-aerial map-c-roads-and-boundaries map-d1-natural-and-environmental ma-d2-agricultural-lands map-e-existing-land-use map-f-existing-zoning map-g-future-land-use-expansion-area map-h-state-investment-strategy-areas-agriculture-districts map-i-town-center map-j-historic-resources map-k-source-water-resources map-l-water-system-map   LEGAL NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and Town Council of the Town of Milton will hold a public hearing on Monday, June 5, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the Milton Library, 121 Union Street, Milton, […]


Cape Gazette: Kristy Rogers promoted to Milton town manager

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Maddy Lauria January 27, 2017 Kristy Rogers promoted to Milton town manager Position filled for first time since 2013 Kristy Rogers is Milton’s new town manager, a position that has been vacant since 2013. MADDY LAURIA PHOTOS Congratulatory flowers are on display in Kristy Rogers’ office after she was recently promoted to town manager. Kristy […]


2017 Annual Municipal Election

Date Posted: Thursday, January 26th, 2017

For immediate release: January 26, 2017 TOWN OF MILTON 2017 Annual Municipal Election   The 2017 Annual Municipal Election candidate filing deadline was Tuesday, January 3, at 5:00 p.m.  This year’s Election was open for two council seats.  Two citizens declared their candidacy for the 2017 Election:  incumbent Councilman Emory West Jr., and Mr. Richard […]


Milton hires its new Chief of Police

Date Posted: Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Milton hires its new Chief of Police Tuesday, March 29, 2016 The Town of Milton is pleased to announce it has hired     Robert J. Longo as the Milton Chief of Police, following a lengthy but thorough application process.  Mr. Longo brings to the Town his experience in law enforcement, specifically including municipal policing and its […]